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Synonyms for aerosol

a cloud of solid or liquid particles in a gas

a dispenser that holds a substance under pressure and that can release it as a fine spray (usually by means of a propellant gas)

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Although evidence on aerosol drug delivery during mechanical ventilation is well described, clinical studies on patients receiving aerosol therapy during NIV are still limited.
[14] If a mask or mouthpiece was used during aerosol therapy, these devices would be wiped down with 70% alcohol after each use.
The literature in the last 10 years has been more specific on how not to give aerosol therapy to young pediatric patients and babies than it has been instructive on how we should give therapy.
Aerosol therapy generally is administered via a metered-dose inhaler (MDI) or dry powder inhaler (DPI); however, these devices may be a suboptimal method of inhaled drug delivery for some adult patients.
Three times per week, starting within 6 weeks of transplantation and continuing for 2 years, the aerosol therapy or placebo was added to the standard triple-drug immunosuppressive regimen consisting of tacrolimus, azathioprine, and prednisone.
As well as oxygen and aerosol therapy products, Flexicare also manufactures and supplies a wide range of other items, including anaesthetic breathing circuits, as well as a range of urology products for the UK and foreign markets.
Established asthma patients should be x-rayed if they have chest pain unresolved by aerosol therapy, fever of unknown origin, or asymmetric wheezing.
It has been determined that the MDI is equally as effective as nebulized wet aerosol therapy for treatment of acute asthma in adults, and may even work better in children older than 2 years.[1] The authors of this study investigated whether the same relationship holds true in children between the ages of 10 months and 4 years.
Treatment includes high doses of ibuprofen, antibiotics for pulmonary disease, and clearing of the airways with intermittent aerosol therapy.
From ozonized thermal baths and inhalation to aerosol therapy and presso therapy, the Metropole offers a large menu of spa services.
review the current literature describing small studies where recommendations for nebulization techniques and mask types are given for aerosol therapy coupled with NIV in this special patient population.
It describes medical gas supply and therapy equipment; humidity and aerosol therapy equipment; hyperinflation therapy equipment; airway management equipment; physiological measurement and monitoring devices; mechanical ventilator theory and classification; ventilators with flow and pressure control variables; pediatric and neonatal ventilators; noninvasive, home care, and transport ventilators; and high-frequency mechanical ventilation.